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NJ Fire & EMS Lifeline is endorsed by the Presidents of the:
Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ)
The Firemen’s Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA)
Is designated as the preferred provider of Critical Stress Debriefings by the PFANJ

"Knowing that the Fire & EMS Lifeline program is staffed 24-hours a day and the program is funded to provide intervention and services and first responders and their families is a tremendous comfort to me and my staff. I applaude and congratulate you and your team on developing programs that meet the needs of these dedicated heroes, while maintaining an atmosphere of trust and confidentiality." - William Lavin, President, NJ Firemen's Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA).

"I have personally, as have several of our local union presidents, employed the services of the Fire & EMS Hotline finding the program and it's counselors to be first-class in all manner. . .this is the preferred program for our membership and their families which we will advertise in our publication, on our website and use for referrals." - Thomas Canzanella, President, Professional Firefighters Association of NJ (PFANJ).

"Your staff's clinical expertise, peer counseling and overall willingness to help are all hallmarks of your service. You are providing an outlet for the daily stress of repeated exposure to violence and tragedy in our service on a scale never before available to our EMT's and Paramedics . . ." - Paul Visoskas, President, International Association of EMT's & Paramedics Local R2-200 (Newark EMS Supervisor's Union)

"How could a veteran of (40) years of being a member of the Newark Fire Department not respect and support the Fire & EMS Lifeline? The Fire & EMS Lifeline has arrived and I am happy to endorse its unique service." John Gerow, President, Teamsters Local 97, NJ Public Employees and Health Care Facilities

"The feedback I receive from my employees concerning the Lifeline is stellar . . ." Joel Bunis, ALS Coordinator, University Hospital EMS.


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